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A masterclass in self-parody from grande dame Catherine Deneuve

Aug 29, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

The truth hurts, so they say - and in The Truth it's like toothache; an ambient nag that waits for the worst possible moment to twinge. The new film from Hirokazu Kore-eda - his first since last year's tremendous Shoplifters, which took the Palme d'Or at Cannes - is a keenly observed, wit-stippled drama of extended family life. Opening this year's turbocharged Venice Film Festival last night (forthcoming highlights include sci-fi epic Ad Astra and controversybaiting comic book, Joker), it felt l...